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02 May 2018

Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS), J&K

02 May 2018 | 12:57 AM

DEADLINE: MAY 9:Students of Jammu and Kashmir are called to pursue their graduation programme outside the state by AICTE with this scholarship opportunity.

The direction to making films

02 May 2018 | 12:57 AM

Filmmaking is possibly the most creatively challenging field of mass media.

Flourish in animal kingdom

02 May 2018 | 12:57 AM

With the establishment of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) at Ludhiana (and similar veterinary universities in other states of India), veterinary subject has earned much attention in the region.

Preparing a pathway to success

02 May 2018 | 12:57 AM

Securing admission in a university or a course abroad is not the end of the road.

course cruising

02 May 2018 | 12:57 AM

DEADLINE: APRIL 30:MASCOM (Manorama School of Communication) invites applications for the one-year Postgraduate Diploma Course in Print Journalism and Post Graduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism for 2018 academic session.

Persistence and patience pay

02 May 2018 | 12:57 AM

Does your boss make your work-life a living hell? Is it hard to get through a day at the office when your boss seems to be more competent at being rude and nasty to you? Overly demanding superiors often believe that yelling and screaming is the only form of human communication that exists.

Oops! I don’t want to resign

02 May 2018 | 12:57 AM

While cleaning your junk from the drawer of your table after you have handed over your resignation to your boss after making up your mind.

Treading on dangerous ground

02 May 2018 | 12:57 AM

Do you consider yourself more ethical than your coworkers? Beware, this feeling of “ethical superiority” can lead you to ostracise or socially undermine your co-workers, and impact your organisation, according to a study.

Women make less than men

02 May 2018 | 12:57 AM

Women in India make on-average 16.1 per cent less than men, similar to the global average, as the percentage of the fairer sex in higher-paying roles is less, says a Korn Ferry report.

25 Apr 2018

Mini package, maxi gains

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

With the exam season almost over, it is time to start thinking about college and your course of study. As students take a breather after the sweat and toil of the Board examinations, many are also starting to think seriously about the numerous options available.

Deadline for Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship extended

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

The University of South Florida (USF) has extended the deadline for its prestigious Abdul Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship to April 30, 2018.

Decoding the role of an Actuary

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

Q. What exactly does an actuary do and how can I become one? I am giving my Boards (commerce) presently.— Yogesh bajaj

Scholarship roundup

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

DEADLINE: APRIL 26:Graduate women who wish to pursue higher education overseas in the field of social work, social sciences, education, gender studies, child health, health policy, needs of adolescents, rural development work on women and children, communication for development, development studies and study of social norms in communities can make the most of this award.

Newcastle University signs MoU with Bharti Foundation

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises, has signed an MoU with Newcastle University, UK, to extend cooperation in the area of students’ internship and joint academic research.

A vast field for UG courses

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

At the time when thousands of students choose to give a miss to the conventional engineering and medical degrees, agriculture, with its focus on climate change and nutritional security, is emerging as a sought-after career option.

For better returns, invest in research

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

According to estimates, by 2020 around 40 million Indian students would be enrolled at the under-graduate level in colleges.

Assist your role model

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

Internship and training platform, Internshala, has launched the third edition of ‘Intern with Icon’ (IwI).

Entrepreneur for society

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

ALC India has announced the second batch for Transforming India Initiative (TII), a unique two-year social entrepreneurship programme.

CPGM admissions

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

DEADLINE: APRIL 25:Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ranchi invites applications for admission to 15 months of Certificate Programme in General Management (CPGM) Commencing in May 2018.

Make distance from work, work for you

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

What’s the average time that you spend in commuting from home to your work place? Plenty…for most.

Great Place to Work certification for Vestas

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Technology India has bagged the Great Place to Work certification 2018 recently.

The mid-size advantage

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

There are different benefits attached to working with different sized companies.

Catalysing women’s growth

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

Her belief that an entrepreneur’s major responsibility is to offer solutions to real-time problems has been the driving force for serial entrepreneur Sairee Chahal in all her ventures over the past 18 years.

Work blues are not so bad!

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

Turns out, workplace anxiety isn’t always a bad thing.

Techies happy to switch jobs

25 Apr 2018 | 12:55 AM

There has been an upswing in switching jobs swiftly and aggressively in the past 16 years, especially by the millennial workforce in technical roles like data scientists, software engineers and product managers, according to a study.

18 Apr 2018

Certificate course on GST

18 Apr 2018 | 12:43 AM

Institute of Business Law (IBL) is offering an 8-day certificate course on GST – “Unfolding GST – Advance Practical Course”from May 5.

The art of dressing well

18 Apr 2018 | 12:43 AM

Power dressing is an art that every corporate worker needs to ace nowadays. It is this skill that author Nandita Pandey sets out to train her readers in with Dressology the Science of Power Dressing.

Tailor the perfect cover letter

18 Apr 2018 | 12:43 AM

When employers sift through hundreds of applications from people with good CVs, nailing your cover letter could make all the difference between that high-flying job and the doldrums of unemployment.

Sensible gauging

18 Apr 2018 | 12:43 AM

April is the month of action as most of the companies are busy doing performance reviews to assess how the team has stacked up against their deliverables. This month stirs up anxiety, and it is common to see disillusioned and disengaged employees after performance review sessions.

Food production admissions

18 Apr 2018 | 12:43 AM

Cuisiano invites applications for admission to its three-months certificate course in food production.

Communication goes online

18 Apr 2018 | 12:43 AM

Media can no longer be defined by its three traditional domains — radio, television and newspaper. With the emergence of digital segments, media’s dimensions have dramatically changed.

Skills to chisel your career

18 Apr 2018 | 12:43 AM

The job landscape in India has been evolving. According to a Nasscom-Ernst & Young report, the adoption of latest technologies is disrupting industries. By 2022, around 37 per cent of the workforce in India would be in jobs that would require radically changed skill sets.

Fashioning a dream vocation

18 Apr 2018 | 12:43 AM

Fashion designing is among the most sought after career choices for those with a creative bent of mind. Those with a passion for designing have a wide variety of courses to choose from nowadays, both at the undergraduate as well as PG levels.

How can I become an epidemiologist?

18 Apr 2018 | 12:43 AM

Q.Can you please tell me something about the field of epidemiology? How does one become an epidemiologist? I’m a student of BSc (microbiology).

Sir Ratan Tata Post-doctoral Fellowship

18 Apr 2018 | 12:43 AM

Young researchers engaged in the areas of social science, i.e., sustainable growth and inclusion, climate change and environment sustainability, social and human security and governance and democracy can apply for this post-doctoral fellowship of eight-month duration.

11 Apr 2018

Jobs that aren’t good for love life

11 Apr 2018 | 12:09 AM

People who follow certain career paths are more likely to face marriage problems than others, research suggests.

Be the boss with a heart

11 Apr 2018 | 12:09 AM

The problem with most unsuccessful bosses is that they keep emphasising on rules without considering the hard work put in by an employee.

Ace meetings at work

11 Apr 2018 | 12:09 AM

The advantages of having a meeting at work can never be overstated. These help employees share common goals, each other on projects and offer solutions.

Make employee retention a reality

11 Apr 2018 | 12:09 AM

Most managers aim at employee retention. They realise the value of workforce and supplement it by being mindful of employees’ interests.

PhD admission

11 Apr 2018 | 12:09 AM

Birla Institute of Technology (BITS), Mesra Ranchi, invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to its PhD course under full-time/ part-time categories for the monsoon session 2018.

Raise your bar of performance

11 Apr 2018 | 12:09 AM

Board exams might be over, but that’s just the beginning of the journey and not the destination. Serious students have not let their guard down.

Create room for design

11 Apr 2018 | 12:09 AM

Decorating homes and apartments have always been interior designers’ mainstay.

Scotland Welcomes India Big Data Scholarship

11 Apr 2018 | 12:09 AM

The Faculty of Science at the University of Strathclyde is offering a Scotland Welcomes India Big Data Scholarship which is open to all postgraduate taught applicants from India who have applied to the MSc. Advanced Computer Science with Big Data.

NIRF ranking for institutes from region

11 Apr 2018 | 12:09 AM

Institutes from the region figured in the NIRF Rankings 2018 relesed by Union Minister of HRD, Government of India Prakash Javedekar earlier this week.

Mastering English skills

11 Apr 2018 | 12:09 AM

Like it or not, English is the most widely spoken language in the world, besides being the lingua franca or global link language of education, technology and trade in most parts of the world.

A game played well

11 Apr 2018 | 12:09 AM

Barely hours after the Commonwealth Games opened with a flourish in the Gold Coast of Australia, India already grabbed the headlines with shining Gold and silver medals and the country’s winning spree continues till now.

Path to govern well

11 Apr 2018 | 12:09 AM

Improvement in the conversation around polity in India and the developing world can’t happen without the education of its leadership.

04 Apr 2018

Rules of a new job

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

Your first day in a new job is a bit like your first day of school. Everything feels foreign: You''re desperately seeking caffeine, but have no idea where the kitchen is; you’ve forgotten everyone’s names by 10am; and you probably won’t go to the toilet until lunchtime because you’re worried about getting lost.

Give yourself right direction

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

We interpret and react to events according to our emotional and psychological being. Our thinking is usually the product of our experiences of life.

Body language bloopers to avoid

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

Is there more to etching out a powerful image at work than just communication skills? Yes, there is.

General Duty Assistant programme

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

The Council of Education and Development Programmes (CEDP Skill Institute), one of the premier institute imparting skills-based training and education, has recently announced admission to ‘General Duty Assistant’ (GDA) Training programme for students willing to pursue a career in the healthcare sector at its campuses in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai along with the corporate office located at Thane West, Maharashtra.

Master of words

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

Careers with a dash of glamour and a continuum of novelty fascinate the millennials the most.

UCC Ireland Meritorious Scholarship

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

More than 20 scholarship seats are available for Indian millennials to study at University College Cork, Ireland, which is offering lucrative fee waiver for pursuing under-graduation and post-graduation programmes in various disciplines of science, engineering, food science, business, law, medicine, health, arts, Celtic Studies and social sciences.

Innovation challenge

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

The 2018 edition of the India Innovation Growth Programme 2.0 aimed at developing entrepreneurship in India was launched recently at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the presence of Shri Ram Nath Kovind, President of India.

What are the best options to pursue secondary education in Singapore?

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

Q. We live in a small town in Punjab. We would like to provide some international exposure to our son who is currently studying in a local school. He’s very bright and curious. We have heard of the SIA scholarship which is applicable to Class X students. Is there any other option for younger kids, perhaps for a longer duration? My husband travels to Singapore on work from time to time so something in that country would be preferable. — Suman Malhan

A global call for ingenious inventors

04 Apr 2018 | 12:32 AM

DEADLINE: JULY 20:The James Dyson Award for innovators is open for entries, giving students and recent graduates of engineering and design a unique opportunity to show their problem-solving inventions on a global stage.